The Ministry of Religion has issued a number of guidelines for all religious institutions, including mosques, to increase the current ban on coronavirus infections.
The Ministry of Religion has issued these instructions in an emergency notification on Friday (August 8) to extend the current ban till August 10.
Soap-water with hand sanitizer / hand washing system should be kept at the entrance of the mosque and the worshipers must come to the mosque after wearing the mask.
Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) used to perform sunnat and nafl prayers at home even in normal conditions and perform obligatory prayers in the mosque with the congregation. In the current situation of corona infection, every worshiper has to perform ablution from his home, perform sunnat and nafl prayers at home and perform only obligatory prayers in the mosque. You have to wash your hands with soap for at least 20 seconds while performing ablution.
Carpets can not be laid in the mosque. The entire mosque should be cleaned with disinfectant before the five daily prayers. The worshipers have to bring Jainamaz in their respective responsibilities.
In Qatar, social distance must be ensured when standing for prayers.
Children, the elderly, sick people and people engaged in the service of the sick will refrain from participating in the congregation.
Soap / hand sanitizer should be kept in the ablution room of the mosque to prevent infection. Jainamaz and hats reserved in the mosque cannot be used.
The instructions of the Cabinet Division, Health Services Division, Local Administration and Law Enforcement Forces must be followed to ensure public safety.
To save from this global catastrophe of the Corona epidemic, more and more repentance, Astagfirullah and recitation of the Qur’an must be done. After the prayers, we have to apologize to the Almighty for our wrongdoings.
Honorable Khatib, Imam and Mosque Management Committee will ensure the implementation of the issues.
When entering other religious institutions / places of worship, proper hygiene rules including wearing of mask, use of hand sanitizer and washing hands with soap should be followed.
In case of violation of the said instructions, the local administration and law enforcement agencies will take legal action against the responsible persons.
The Ministry of Religion has requested the local administration, law enforcement agencies, officials and employees of the Islamic Foundation and the management committee of the concerned mosques to implement the guidelines to prevent the spread of the deadly corona virus.